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The Last Great Heavyweights-From Ali and Frazier to Lewis and Tyson
By Ollie Odebunmi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,230. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
From the steamy night-heat of Zaire in Africa, to the early morning wet-cold of Cardiff, Wales and celebrity studded ringsides in the sin-city of Las Vegas. Grab a ringside seat and relive the epic fights of Ali, Frazier, Foreman, Holmes, Tyson, Holyfield, Lewis and Bowe. Only the strongest of courage survive. Ultimately, there is one man left standing. The last great heavyweight champion.
Thar's Joy in Braveland: The 1957 Milwaukee Braves
By Society for American Baseball Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,990. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
A collaborative effort of 32 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), Thar's Joy in Braveland! The 1957 Milwaukee Braves portrays that memorable team with life stories of all of the roster players, the manager and coaching staff, the owner, the general manager, and sportswriters and radio announcers. Summaries of the regular season and World Series re-create the magic of 1957.
Big Balls! World Cup Nations
By Chris Whitfield
Price: Free! Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
BIG BALLS! World Cup Nations is a collection of informative and irreverent football histories of the thirty-two countries represented at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. If you like football, you will love this book. It is BIG and is complete and utter BALLS!
The Miracle Braves of 1914: Boston's Original Worst-to-First World Series Champions
By Bill Nowlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 236,810. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Long before the Red Sox "Impossible Dream" season, Boston’s now nearly forgotten “other” team, the 1914 Boston Braves, performed a baseball “miracle” that resounds to this very day. The "Miracle Braves" were Boston's first "worst-to-first" winners of the World Series. Includes biographies of every player, coach, and owner, a season recap, and other great stories from the 1914 season.
The United States Open Golf Champions: Their Championship and Story
By Tony Dulio
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,440. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
A history of the US Open champions.
Finding The Perfect Balance
By Heather Doak Nishimura
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,410. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Gymnastics
After a seventeen-year career in gymnastics, this is the personal reflections of an average gymnast's experiences and tells the story of how gymnastics shaped this little girl and teenager into the woman she has become today.
Horse Racing UK: The Inside Line
By James Aubrey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 349,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
What’s the best and safest way to make a profit on the UK Horse Racing Market? Is it possible? Or are the odds simply stacked against you? The aim of this book is to test the effectiveness of betting and laying in the UK Horse Racing Market using predictions based on past performance, and the selection of favourites. This book also examines the use of compound techniques, and exposure to risk.
American Racer
By Dakota Franklin
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,830. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
“Yes, I know, I sneer at the psychopaths I compete against on tracks. But I just hide my own nature better under a veneer of cool intelligence and urbane good manners. Attack my child or my women, and I will kill you. Slowly. And my sleep will not be delayed one minute by your demise.” — Bobby Solara in AMERICAN RACER by Dakota Franklin
Ruthless to Win: Omnibus One
By Dakota Franklin
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 360,850. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
RUTHLESS TO WIN OMNIBUS ONE comprising TROUBLESHOOTER LE MANS RACING JUSTICE by Dakota Franklin • Dakota Franklin WINS Best Action/Adventure at Best Independent EBook Awards • Dakota Franklin's series RUTHLESS TO WIN has already won awards and enthusiastic reviews for fascinating characters and rivetting action.
Queen of Indy
By Dakota Franklin
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,650. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Alongside its terrifying thrills, QUEEN of INDY counts among its other excitements a super love story and a seamlessly integrated insider’s look at the creation of a great auto racing team to contest the greatest automobile race in the world. As expected in every Dakota Franklin thriller, QUEEN of INDY abounds in sharply drawn characters on the edge of psychopathology—or over it.
Racing Justice
By Dakota Franklin
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,980. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
In a year which will change Simon Aron’s life forever, his friendship and loyalty will be tested by every woman he ever knew, and one will betray him. Mallory, an old girlfriend with whom he raced a Cobra while they were at college, has been kidnapped by a brutal mobster in the pay of Fred Minster to keep her out of Le Mans, the top endurance race in the world.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
By Richard Bangs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
New Century, New Team: The 1901 Boston Americans
By Bill Nowlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,240. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
They weren't the Red Sox yet in 1901. This volume represents the collective work of more than 25 members of SABR, offering individual biographies of the 1901 Boston Americans, the players, team owner Charles Somers, league founder Ban Johnson, and two of the team's most noted fans: Hi Hi Dixwell and Nuf Ced McGreevy. There is also a "biography" of the Huntington Avenue Grounds ballpark.
2014 Edition: The Business & Politics of Sports
By Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 274,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
Sports is a global business. For many it is a game but the real business of sports is business. Sports is powered by governments that make laws which regulate the business of sports. Most nations have Sports Ministers and sports is a government level position and concern. The e-book takes a look at the global sports industry between August 2010 and January 1, 2014 and how the business operates.
Making History, Not Reliving It
By Mark Worrall, Kelvin Barker, & David Johnstone
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Making History, Not Reliving It recounts the first decade of Roman's rule in London mirrored against a backdrop of an ever-changing, social-media-driven, angst and envy-ridden world where the revolving door of change seems to spin as fast as that of the manager's at Stamford Bridge. Season-by-season detail is entertainingly supplemented with news and entertainment bulletins.
The Paper Tigers
By Allan David Ondash
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 287,640. Language: American English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
The Paper Tigers is the "Hell's Kitchen" of martial arts. It peers into the deepest corners of martial adeptness with microscopic precision in a gallant effort to expose many fraudulent practitioners and counterfeit claims.
A Life Without Borders
By Carla BeDell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,440. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Would you risk it all for a dream? Carla and Dan quit their jobs, sold their house and possessions and took their two children on a 4 year adventure. The family escaped the boundaries of their stress filled life by sailing the Caribbean, backpacking through South America and an RV trip across America. They found love laughter and know they will always be stronger when they are together.
Bodybuilding Nutrition: Training, Nutrition, & Genetics
By Tony Xhudo M.S., H.N.
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Dawn Xhudo. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
This book is not your regular plethora of bodybuilding nutrition & training books, but a book that teaches you what exactly works for your specific metabolism and genetics. By implementing the guidelines from this book, the reader will have a dramatic impact on any exercise program he or she chooses.
Can He Play? A Look At Baseball Scouts and Their Profession
By Society for American Baseball Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Can He Play? collects the contributions of some 26 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) on the subject of scouts, including biographies and historical essays. The book touches on more than a century of scouts and scouting with a focus on the men (and the occasional woman) who have taken on the task of scouring the world for the best ballplayers available.
DETROIT TIGERS 1984: What a Start! What a Finish!
By Mark Pattison
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Detroit Tigers 1984: What a Start! What a Finish!, an effort by the society of American Baseball research's BioProject Committee, brings together biographical profiles of every Tiger from that magical season, plus those of field management, top executives, the broadcasters--even venerable Tiger Stadium and the city itself.